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city college. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. >> tonight we know it was a phone call that prompted heavily armed person that caused a search of the school. we be begin with matt keller on the call that prompted that lock down, matt. >> reporter: julie i just found out in the past few hours that classes will resume as normal tomorrow morning here at san jose city college. this is the technology center building this is where the last of the locked in students were and they were finally allowed to go home just before 8:00 tonight. just after 4:00 this afternoon police say a 911 call was made claiming that there was a gunman on campus. >> i don't know if it was a threat or a hoax but we take everything seriously. >> reporter: fewer than normal because it's finals week. students were evacuated from most of the buildings around 5:00 expect for the technology building. students in the technology building told us they were patted down before they were allowed to leave. >> we started clearing the building, and looking for the suspect or a person matching th
. that where's the san jose city college campus was put on lockdown at about 4:30 this afternoon. at this point authoritys are focussing mainly on one building tshs tech building. that's where robert honda is live tonight with an update on a room to room search for a possible gunman. robert. >> gasia, we are outside the technology bilgd. at one time the search was going on building to building across much of the campus. now the focus has shifted to the technology building. it was mainly a precaution in terms of the rest of the campus because the original call that came in the initial text message basically said that they thought they saw a gunman in the area of the tech building. now, we've been watching as blis swarm this building going floor by floor and we've seen the light kind of giving us an indication of where the search has been going. now, if you can see, we just a few minutes ago the lights came on on the top floor and, again, the students and faculty that were inside during the lockdown were told to keep their lights off and the blinds closed so any kind of light like that probably i
asked city officials about battling these crimes. >> a lot of people have installed cameras and you've got pay grade photograph of someone you can see who he is and we'll catch that person. >> with limited resources, we can't be around so we ask people to submit the videos. >> if you recognize the people in this video, police say they want you to call them because they may have been involved in other crimes. >> the oakland police department rising street violence. mayor announced a new strategy and they've hired jim to create a road map and he has flashing crime in new york city.-z+s5vmêe city will implement neighboring cities and it's divided into five districts. >> we strengthen our relationships with the community and build trust and hold the captains respond for knowing about crime and addressing crime. >> chief joerd an says the strategy from been in position for months and. >> have six classrooms were hit tuesday night or wednesday morning. last night the guard spotted 29 george of valeo on campus. >> he had tools that were consistent with the break ins. he was also determine
its doors. berkeley code enforcement says green leaf wellness group is violating city rules by conducting business in a residential area. >>> it now afears mcafee will be releaseed from a detention center in guatemala as early as tomorrow. a judge ruled that his detention is illegal and that he should be released and mcafee's lawyer reiterated that claim. the judge gave mcafee ten days to get his immigration status in order. mcafee says he would like to return to the united states. >>> light showers falling throughout the bay right now. i have reports out in the avenues of san francisco. light sprinkles. we've had rain in santa rosa at this hour. we have the radar sweeps going. you can see light showers now showing up. it's very widely scattered. let's go over to this area, downtown oakland you have some light showers right now on 880 up in the oakland hill area you have some showers as well. it's widely scattered but here's the deal. this is just the leading edge of this deal. so there's more coming and it will have an impact on that morning compute. so we'll have all those
, forcing the closure of portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works says there is no estimate yet on when the lanes will reopen. >>> across the bay in oakland. this is what one resident woke up to find. her neighbor's tree burying her car. >> on highway 4, near the pittsburg/antioch border, one lane was shout down. the potholes will almost a foot deep and the roads were reopened a couple of hours later. >> kind of dry today, but a lot of rain over the last couple of days. >> there's snow in the mountains. plenty of rain around here. let take a look at the numbers. this is after last night's rain. santa rosa, 22.34 inches. that's 174% of average for santa rosa. 154 in san francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much more is beh
of local crime, the city of san jose now has its highest homicide rate in 25 years. no. 43 occurred one week ago. here on campus university the police department believe students have nothing to worry about. >> most of the incidents that the city is dealing with have to do areas of the city that aren't determine connected to the university. >> sergeant john law says this does not mean that danger does not exist in the streets of san jose. >> a lot of the violent crime that our university students might hear about in this area has to do with the street level drug dealing that goes on in a couple of the neighborhoods near us. >> he credits the university's patrol system for campus safety. >> as long as university police officers are out there patrolling and addressing the problems of the street level drug dealing then it reduces the amount of crime that we see on campus, violent and nonviolent. >> assaults and homicides have gone down compared to last year. robberies burglaries and thefts have gone up. ryan is worried. >> there's a lot of dark spot, there's some lights that we have aroun
workers joined staff, players, city leader to finish the construction of the stadium. the workers got a chance to sign the beams. stadium set to open for the 2014 season. >>> the effort to help struggling home owners as a movement marks a mile stone. >>> if you're looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, this is the only place you'll find it. >>> weather, clouds floating around the bay. dense fog first thing tomorrow morning. and the one part of your weekend we could get gusty winds. . >>> it was quite auto mess this morning in san francisco market district. it started about 3:30 a.m. when an officer tried to pull over a driver for running a red light. the driver was injured in the crash and taken to the hospital and then taken into custody. >>> oakland leaders were quick a deal to keep the police department --. >> this is in my opinion will even tie the hands of our police officer men and women to do their job. >> city member spoke out against the arrangement. that opinion was not shared by the rest of the city counsel or the police officer union. the deal would bring in a director o
'm julie haener. it broke out in the warm springs area in the city around 1:45 sending a big black thick plume into the air. amber lee is live, she learned how that fire started and just how extensive the damage is, amber. >> reporter: we want to show you where the three alarm fire started here at c & h enterprises but it's in the back part of the building where you see the charred wall above the roll up doorless. flames and heavy smoke billowed out from the building around 1:45 this afternoon. employees tell me the fire moved quickly. >> as soon as i got out here and i walk outside it happened so fast it was like incredible. just incredible. >> reporter: fire fighters say soon after they arrived the roof collapsed. luckily by this time all 60 employees and fire crew were outside. the fire started in the machine shop, that's where employees develop parts. >> they were doing some grinding on a special table that is meant to draw the dust down. >> because a lot of different combustible chemicals are used, a shell every -- a shelter in order was placed. >> any reports of anybody sickened
fast for the rainy conditions. >>> also city officials say a settlement has been reached to avoid a federal take over the police department. just about an hour ago the city confirmed it reached a tentative agreement with civil rights attorneys. the forms at department would be overseen by a plaid compliance officer. the is the lment will move the department forward. >> i think everyone at at this table wants opd to be at forefront terms of leading leading and constitutional policing and building an maintaining public trust. >> thiscoms as a result of a civil rights suit follow the police scandal a decade ago. they found mandated forms were not happening fast enough. >>> california law make verse been forced to hand over the dose their cars. but now a new report says some legislatures used taxpayer dollars to repair those cars soon before they bought them as their own personal vehicle. >> lawmakers given deadline of december of last year to turn in their state owned vehicles. but some lakers made thousands dollars of repairs to cars they would soon own again. they say dutton spent
is getting ready. >>> at muni's 100th an versary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late -- anniversary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late night accident, we were just told both people died. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> we just learned, two people pulled from the chilly waters from the golden gate bridge have died. the park police tell them they are an adult and juvenile, both male. news chopper 2 shot the pictures from the north tower of the bridge 90 minutes ago. the officials tell us they received a call two people were struggling in the water and unable to
down early this morning. in san francisco city crews spent this day clearing out clogged drains and the public works department says it's expected to be a weekend long task. you can see one of the biggest rocks actually blocked one of the lanes forcing drivers to slow down and go around it. we have team coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today wit
runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amounts. >> reporter: city leaders and member of the flood district will meet torte. if it rains more than expected they will open a emergency center to send out help wherever needed live in napa, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the russian river is also creating avenuity for sonoma county residents where the river expected to get dangerously close to flood stage in the next few hours. ktvu's jade hernandez was in flood-prone guerneville and joins us live from a fire station in fores
will be a long- term inconvenience. for residents out of town. likely the city will not rush into a repair and, instead, engine a long-lasting improvement for this creek. a trash rack that will not clog as easily. >> it is not an easiy fix. >> no. we are hoping it is quick. i have teenagers that want to take showers. >> reporter: ona few homes are without water. one without gas. so, it is a small scale outage but a big 20 foot sinkhole. a lesson that trash, scrap wood and furniture does not belong in a backyard creek. the next step tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind
. >>> and nudists protested san francisco's city hall. how city leaders plan to enforce the new ban. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. i'm marky. it's tuesday, december 4th. it is bay area news at 7:00, and we are on storm watch tonight as more rain rolls through the bay area. here's a look at storm tracker 2. right now the wet weather is con find to the north bay, but it is forecast to spread south across the entire region by tonight. this latest weather system arrives and folks in some areas are still recovering from the last round of storms. this is video from about an hour ago, and the rain started to come down in petaluma. the russian, napa and petaluma rivers flirted with flood stage on sunday. river levels are now down low. the fire chief in san rafael says they're currently more concerned about potential landslides. meanwhile caltran is hoping tonight's rain will not cause more problems along highway 1 in san mateo county. crews have been working to stabilize erosion at devil's slide following the weekend's storm. one-way tr
stopped, and so far no charges have been file the. >>> friends gathered in antioch to remember that city's latest homicide victim. >> reporter: shot, in his car, in front of his own house. police need tips. they want witnesses. this is a neighborhood full of apprehension. a cluster of candles burn on a dark street. but those who light them don't linger long. nervous, says one man, who shrugs off any fear. >> i want somebody to care about me. he was a good man. >> reporter: he's talking about 43-year-old aaron williams, so the to death just before 11:00 last night. >> what pisses me off is nobody wants to get involved. >> reporter: williams was shot twice. sitting in his car outside his home on banyon way. the circumstances and motive, still murky. in this neighborhood where shootings aren't entirely shocking, people were startled the man in the ambulance was william. >> i never thought it was going to happen to him. because he was a good guy. kind of surprising. >> he had a great personality. he liked to fish. every day, we'd talk about fishing. >> reporter: this neighbor, a local pastor
homicide victim of the year. that's a 20-year high for the city. >>> a man was killed in a vehicle crash in santa clara county early this afternoon. the accident happened on mount hamilton road just before 12: sls 15 p.m.. chp says he was driving a pickup truck when he went off the road. weir told the vehicle tumbled 80 to 100 feet to the roadway below. >>> the accident happened about 8:00 this morning on east 14th street at 165th avenue. officers say that a toyota camry rear ended another toyota that slamed into the school bus. two 17-year-old special needs stunts that bus and one of the drivers were treat affidavit complaining of pain. police say the driver of the toyota camry was blinded by a frosty windshield and the sun. >>> transportation officials are blaming faulty brakes on a truck for a deadly crash in nevada involving an amtrak train bound for emeryville. six people including the truck driver were killed in this crash last year about 80 miles east of reno. investigators today said the semi skidded 300 feet into the train. the national transportation safety board also conclude
. officers say it does not appear she was the intended target. >> in richmond city leaders held a public meet to talk about repair plans for the chevron refinery. one of the issues raise homicide to do with the sort of material to be used to replace all of the damaged pipe. chevron has picked a product. some people stay a type of stainless steel pipe would be better to use. the city has the final say. one speaker called for someone to be responsible for the choice. >> should this city go forward and choose the wrong metal to replace this, can we ensure that someone goes to jail should another accident occur? >> the fire crippled the crude oil unit that chevron says provides 65% of the jet fuel to bay area airports and about 20% of gasoline to bay area pumps. >> we have a new twist in our investigation of the port of oakland and improper spending less than a week after the port announced the retirement of its director, james quan won't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue t
the identity of the young man shot and killed by police in a bay area city that rarely sees the type of violence. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live in walnut creek this evening to tell us what neighbors heard in the middle of the night. jana. >> reporter: that's right we have confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by police is anthony banta. he lives in that apartment come lek -- apartment complex right across the street. and his neighbors tell us he was a hairdresser that works just across the way. tonight we found the front window boarded up at apartment 60 where the man killed anthony banta lives. walnut creek police tells us they got a call from the apartment complex. the dispatcher could hear screaming in the background. police say when officers arrived about six minutes later banta was armed with a weapon inside the apartment. police say officers were forced to shoot banta. today neighbors say the gunshots woke them up. >> i heard something that sounded like seven to eight shots. >> i saw six or seven officers busting into the apartment with a lot of gunfire and running in
.s. appeals decision in february that found proposition 8 unconstitutional. today, san francisco's city attorney says a shift in public opinion about same sex marriage since proáp prop 8 passed a few years ago. >> i could think of no other case to take up if it is going to take up a case, is this case. coming at a particularly optune time. >> reporter: the supreme court agreed to look at a new york case that found the federal defense marriage act denies legally married same sex couples the benefits. our coverage continues with patty lee live in san francisco with reaction from two key players and one couple that remains in limbo, patty? >> reporter: today's announcement caught a lot of people from off guard, same sex couples hoping to wed to pioneers briefly legalized it in the city. >> reporter: tom picked out items for his wedding to his lifelong partner but they have not set a date. they are waiting for the supreme court to make a decision on gay marriage that will effect them and millions of couples across the country. >> this means there say chance for an even greater resoluti
from new york city. >>> the question of school security is at the top of everyone's mind. some bay area school districts are reassessing their own crisis assessment plan. >> reporter: after this is done we will say how did they gain access to the camp us and what could they have done and are we doing those things already? >> the campuses go through emergency drills and students and teachers practice how to hideout in classrooms and safely evacuate when the police move in. administrators say that students are safe but that today's mass shooting has many parents and administrators shaken. >>> things are back to normal in coopertino after a bomb threat shutdown that campus. the sheriff's department put more patrols to the area. the campus was chosed yesterday and searched by bomb-sniffing dogs after graffiti was found on nearby school campuses. the person responsible for that threat could face two felonies in arrested. earlier this year the bay area was the scene of a school shooting at the university. noel walker talked to one relative that says today's tragic events in connecticut bring
it together. >> louther says high rent in the city make it difficult for find permanent housing. >> it takes them longer to find affordable apartments and they often have to move out of the city because the rents are high here. >> starting a job at a barber shop and his family's christmas list is to leave the shelter soon. >> if my family can get through this, we can get through anything. >> the family is trying to raise donations to help more families through this holiday season. live in san francisco. >>> a san francisco woman arrested in the death of her daughter has been released from jail, the 16-year-old died at a hospital after being found on the sidewalk, 46-year-old heidi hidalburg was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, hidalburg has been released and faces no charges pending investigation. >>> take a look at the dramatic moment as two san francisco police officers rush into a san francisco general, the officers did not have time to wait for the ambulance wednesday so they took the newborn in their cruiser, they were entering the hospital and one officer performed cpr and
a quarter short from graduating from college. >> the city of hay ward is considering changes. but the effect on parking has business owners concerned. the proposal would make a street and mission blstled one way through hay wards's downtown but eliminate up to half of the current parking spots. they would better handle traffic between interstate i- 80. >>> a beloved is closing down this week bringing an end to a 35 year tradition. it has to go to make way for higher education. >> reporter: three generations order lunch maybe for the last time year. >> always order the number 24 and i still do. >> it opened in 1977 will serve it's last meal december 29th. >> long time customers are sighing good-bye to the owner. >> it's going to be sad to see them go. >> for a new building they will demolish the restaurant. >> with it's numbered menu, handwritten orders and nothing over $9 disappear. >> he has spent most of his life in the restaurant. now as customers clamber more him to find a new location, he says he's not so sure. >> no plans yet. but maybe to take a little break. >> reporter: many fans ha
the city bank on third street was robbed just before 5:00. the man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, but tonight we have just received this surveillance photo of the suspect. the man there in the road hoodie is described as white in his 20s about 5'8" inches tall with a shaved head and tatoos on his hands, head and neck. >> police say that a hit and run driver killed a man out whacking his dog this morning. the accident happened at sutor and louisiana lose streets. that's where responders found the 644-year-old victim still holding his dead dog's leash. so far they have not released his name while they notify his family. no description of a suspect vehicle. >> a man on a dirt bike was struck and killed by an amtrak train. this have happened just after 11:30 between big break and the accident appears to have been an accident. the train had just left oakland and there were 92 passengers at the time. no one was injured. in oakland, at least two pedestrians were hurt in a car crash near foothill boulevard this afternoon. one of the people was pinned under a car following the cra
be repaired in time for tomorrow. more now from amber lee, live in the city, where she just got an upclose look at the blown transformer causing the outage. >> reporter: right now, you can see the caution tape is up, keeping passengers from trying to get inside the train station. >> it's a blown fuse. >> reporter: john haley, muni director of transit showed the blown transformer. he says crews will be working through the night to try to fix the problem before tomorrow morning's commute. >> we know it's not the outside feed from pg and e, and we know the problem is within our hardware. >> reporter: as for commuters tonight, it was a headache getting to their destination. as late as 8:00 p.m., we found passengers still at a loss. >> i didn't know there was a shut down at all. i'm trying to get home. i just had a french class after work. >> reporter: other passengers braved long lines to board a bus bridge at the embarcadero. >> it's going to drop me off away from my house. i've got to catch another bus. it's just a problem. >> reporter: a station agent tried to help travelers. >> you can tak
violence in one east bay city reach a normally quiet neighborhood with innocent bystanders coming dangerously close to the gunfire. >> good evening, i'm david steepson, ken wayne is off tonight. >> i'm heather holmes it's a neighborhood in oakland that doesn't typically see this type of violence, but today gunfire erupted in jack london square with deadly consequences. jade hernandez talked to those who heard the gunshots. >> reporter: several callers told dispatch to send officers to 3rd and franklin this afternoon. >> we got multiple calls of gunshots at the it 2:45 today and we pound the victim laying out in have the. >> reporter: paramedics couldn't save the man suffering from gunshot wounds and detectives should down the street and interviewed witnesses and employees inside the oakland grill. >> while we were parking we heard some -- sounds like firecrackers going off. i was saying whoo and thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots. >> reporter: police told these three oakland residents their cars were sitting inside the crime scene. >> we didn't see anything
of the things you read about, and it's not going to happen here. >> reporter: in the city of monroe, a middle school is going to serve as the temporary home for sandy hook elementary school when those kids go back to class. >> i think it's great for the kids. they need to go somewhere. this is close for them. it's great. >> reporter: every school in now town was closed today. but all district staff met at the high school to strategize their approach tomorrow when students come back. back here live, it is unclear when the students from sandy hook will return to class. live in sandy hook, john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the victims of the mass shooting were remembered on the peninsula tonight. heather holmes live in burlingame. that's where hundreds attended. >> reporter: she lives here now. while this small community is now her home, she wept for those back at her hometown, just as hundreds of others did when they came to this church tonight. >> charlotte bacon, age 6. >> reporter: newtown's tragedy became burlingame's sorrow, as the names and ages of all of those killed were read allow
police are trying to track down the person who gunned down a young man in the city's bay view district. police say the 18-year-old victim was shot at least once at about 10:00 last night on oceola lane near lasalle. a friend of the victim's drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. his name has not yet been released. >>> an investigation under way after a passer by discovered a body. at about 11:30 this morning, district police were notified of a body that had been discovered at point pinol regional. the body is that of a male but didn't release any other details. they have not said yet whether the body could be that of a 77- year-old man that went missing in island strait last week. investigators hope to have more information tomorrow. >>> a hiker reports a sexual assault, we have details on how authorities are handling an attack on a well used east bay trail. >>> pushing for tighter gun laws, a bill senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce in an effort of keeping others including children from becoming victims of a mass shooting. >> charlotte, daniel, olivia, josephi
of a speeding vehicle. it happened at 10:00 tonight at the city's twin looking points. four people werewalking when a driver came speeding down the road near that look out point. several people had to jump out of the k rail to get away. two of them had to be taken to the hospital, two of them possibly in critical condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutter and 11th street. the man was on his regular walk with his dog corgie. >> i seen all the blood on the street but someone
showed the video to city supervisor who talked to police chief greg sir about it. >> they're investigating who it was. there are comments about it being a police officer. they're looking that. >> reporter: supervisor david chew represents ticket three. >> this is dangerous sand inappropriate behavior and we can't have folks going 100 miles an hour through the tunnel. >> reporter: the posting has been removed and sergeant t said he was not drunk or going a hundred miles an hour. >> certainly if it was a police officer they're going take the appropriate actions. >> interest i will the posting was removed around the time i told san francisco police union president about the video. his reaction, an exasperated look. in san francisco i'm john ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the san francisco deb e deputy charged with robbing a bank last month today entered not knot guilty plea. 36-year-old phil leadership song accused of killing $1700 bank of america in the richmond district. police say they tracked him down through surveillance video and fingerprint on a though the handed to teller.
hope is has gone too far. the new action city attorneys are taking to support the claim. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. it's monday, december 17th. this is bay area news at 7:00. happening now, local religious leaders are presiding over and interfaith service to reflect on friday's mass killings at a connecticut elementary school. these are live pictures from outside the first presbyterian church. it's dark outside there right now. we're told 100 people are gather there had tonight. public trustees are also participating in the event. we do have a crew at the service and will have a complete report for you on the 10:00 news. >>> mourners in connecticut today held the first funerals are two victims in last friday's rampage. john has been there since late friday night and is live there at the site of a memorial that continues to grow. >>reporter: i've got to tell you first right behind me are sandy hook firefighters who are getting hug, handshakes, and a great deal of gratitude from the folks here at the memorial. t
: maureen, it is raining. we are live in just one of the cities where it's raining tonight. a few hours ago, not far from here that outage left more than a thousand residents without power. public works crews were busy mopping up rain related issues all day. dryers couldn't get past the mud to highway 24 in lafayette. rain drenched oakland and other parts of the bay area. in san francisco wind and water battering this awning may have helped it collapse on to a tree and car. >> i just was thanking god that me and my family wasn't in there. we were in the car last night. >> these photos show the inside of the awnings rusty base filled with water. a tarp corrects the car now. she won't be driving home tonight. >> the hood is in and the whole window is out. the trunk is like -- it's just bent down. >> reporter: as city public works crews chipped away, another problem continued to keep drivers from using all lanes. back in the east bay in oakland, a fallen tree limb shut off electricity to 1500 customers around 6 tonight. >> tree fell across the road and broke three of our lines. primary lines.
. >>> a fight over the oldest recycling center is expected to come to an end tomorrow. the city and parks has given them until tomorrow to park and end. the city plans to put a park there. supporters claim the center was target because it attracting homeless people to golden state park and the surrounding neighborhoods. >>> a two alarm fire burned two homes and led the authorities to an illegal marijuana growing operation. the fire started around 1:30 in the attic of a home in ashburg and spread into the house next door. that second home at 1550 page is a huge ornate victoria that was featured in a documentary on the hippy movement. both homes suffered damage but no one was hurt. >> these old victorians are made of brick wood, they are usually very dense and packed together and usually when you see one on fire you lose three. >> at this point police have not made any arrests. >>> a study is the first of its kind to track the effects of synthetic the áf marijuana known as k2. that's a small fraction of the 5 million drug related er visits. k2 has many harmful side effects even though it's mar
. >> reporter: the city would pay the compliance officer salary, and those last remaining reforms would have to be completed by the end of the next year. reporting live tonight, in oakland, heather holmes, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland's mayor and police chief also attended a neighborhood crime meeting tonight. a mother of two isn't convinced things are going to get better. >> tired of it. tired of the violence. tired of the shooting. it was like it takes them a while, to try to find people that's doing it, but they never seem to find them. >> reporter: crime continues to plague the city. last night, two men and a women were shot on east 18th near lake merritt. a stray bullet struck another man a couple of blocks away. all four shooting victims are expected to survive. we're told three men in hoodies were seen running from the scene. >>> john mcafee is no longer on the run. he is now under arrest in guatemala. authorities say he was taken into custody at an upscale hotel in guatemala did he, after he formally requested an asylum. he had been in hiding since november 11, when police in be
city. >> we know there's lots of travel between the two cities. >> reporter: dr. susan phillips is with the san francisco health department. she says new york has had 16 cases of menengococal disease. the cases involve men in areas of brooklyn who are have had intimate contact with other men. >> it's due to a bacterium and it is passed by a very close personal contacts. secretions of any kind including saliva. >> reporter: gay men traveling to new york should get a vaccine if they have planning to have sex with men there. >> men who met partners online, at parties. >> awareness is good but i don't think they should be scaring people to travel. >> reporter: travelers should know they won't pick up the disease by simply sitting next to someone. >> this is definitely not airborne. not a concern of someone sitting next to someone on an airplane. it really requires a close contact with a secretion. >> there's no increase here. ken and julie there's also no indication to the nationwide outbreak the related to the lab. >>> more details on bacterial meningitis. the illness can cause se
, founded in 1805. many of the people there work in new york city just 60 miles to the southwest. newtown is fairly well off economically with a median household income of more than $111,000. the town is known for its good schools. tonight hundreds of grief stricken residents packed the church just down the street from where today's violence played out. imagines from inside the memorial service show the somber faces of those coming together for a vigil. . political leaders offered their condolences. >> i am heartfelt just like you are. >> dan malloy spoke to the crowd sharing words of encouragement and sorrow. >>> so far just three of the victims have been identified from today's shooting. among those dead are the shooters mother nancy lanza. also killed sandy hook elementary school psychologist mary sherlach and the school's beloved principal dawn hochspurn also died. she and mary sherlach were in a meeting together, the two sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something
. the regional agency made up of three cities and two counties takes care of flood control issues. >> the joint power authority has approved a project that will rebuild the whole levy system. >> reporter: it was easy to see where creek water boiled up on the other side pushing water into the neighborhood. east palo alto's new city manager said with more rain on the way crews needed to shore up and put sandbags down. >> we expect that this will keep us through that time, this will work through this spring. hopefully no rain and no major rains between now and then after that and then they'll start the work in the fall. >> reporter: pamela says that the first flood coincided with her first bout of cancer. >> as long as we're alive and we have something to eat, we're cool. too late to move now. >>> the bryant family who lives here in east palo alto their home also flooded and they shared these photos with us. there's a little concern because the ground is already saturated. so if it rains tomorrow some folks are already concerned. crews are working tonight they will be sandbags through the night. r
. there is a bureau sitting in the creek. >> the city faces damage estimates in six figures. greg arthur's curiosity pulled this landscape architect from his office. >> i am always curious when water moves and soil moves what causes it to happen. >> prevention may come from city and neighborhood effort. >> it is an on going thing. just like your backyard. you have to clean your leaves. the creeks are the same. >> this road will remain closed until early summer when a permanent storm drain and new road can be built. jay hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ahead, the procedural slipup that may have contributed to a crash sent three firefighters to the hospital. >>> police say a woman in a wheel share was injured when she was hit by a light rail vehicle at 5:45 at the intersection of market and church street. the extent of the injuries are not known. we do know traffic is affected in the area. we have a crew on the way. we will bring you more information during this newscast as it becomes available. >>> san francisco's new central subway hasn't even been built yet but it may already been headed a new d
. >>> the cities of oakland and san francisco had their largest ever gun buy-backs today. in oakland, people turned in 300 guns. that included a machine gun and military-style assault rifle. organizers had to reschedule 80 waiting cars because it got dark. in san francisco, they ran out of cash after buying back 125 guns. noel walker tells us many had the recent events in connecticut on their minds when they handed over the firearms. >> reporter: guns on every corner and in every trunk. and no one got arrested for it. in fact, they got cash. >> cold hard cash. >> what did you turn in to get that? >> my mother's .22 pistol. >> reporter: in a first of its kind gun buy-back, oakland and san francisco police department paired with youth uprising and a private donor to offer cash for guns. no names, no questions asked, just $200 a gun. >> thank you very much. >> what inspired me is the incident that took place in connecticut as well as my own son was murdered. i just want to help out. >> reporter: the mass shooting in newtown, connecticut, happened less than 24 hours before people started lining up in
in lafayette. the street was set to reopen christmas day. work was completed ahead of schedule. the city contractor credited cc meyers and the subcontractors. >> came out, worked nine days, 24 hours a day. seven-days a week. now we have a complete history. >> cc meyers is known for carrying out major project ebgts on time and on budget including bridge and freeway repairs. also this afternoon. crews reopened a street in veracruz. the crews carried out the massive $12 million project and had to work around a major waterline serving half a million people. nearby businesses said the opening could not come soon enough for them. go to ktvu.com for more storm watch coverage. we will link you to live storm tracker radar. and a link for up tates on flight delays. >>> it has been one week since the horrifying rampage at a connecticut elementary school. people paid tribute to the victims. >>> the nuns rang bells and lit candles as they read the names of the 20 children and six adults who were killed last friday morning. around the nation people paused to remember them. the nra had an announcement.
up about 20 to 25% in major cities. i think folks with low interest rates, once they start to see those stick up with some of the presidential policies in place, we could see a drive for home ownership. > > that's true, because we have seen rates dive below 3% as far as the yield on the 30-year, so that is a falsity right there. but i just want to point out that home prices jumped 5% in september. they were up in 81 cities. largest year-over-year increase since 2006. so the housing market is coming back. now i will say this as a negative for the consumer, though: the consumer is usually wrong. they usually sell when they should be buying and buy when they should be selling. that is just human nature. and this is actually a bullish sign for me, the fact that people haven't jumped back in the housing market. > > i agree there. > > bonus round time: ticker time. name the famous company that trades under the ticker symbol: hog. > > that is harley-davidson. [cheers > > good to have you on the show. thanks for being on. still ahead, it's estimated 250,000 investors are looking to give m
night we told you about how oakland is bringing bill bratton to turn around the city's crime rate. today george gascon who used to work with bratton in los angeles says that the lawmakers success will depend on cooperation. >> he brings a tremendous amount of expertise to the table. the question is going to be whether the authorities in oakland are going to allow him to do his work. >> reporter: bill bratton is credited with cutting crime in new york as well as los angeles. oakland police sheriff jordan says he welcomed bratton's insight. >>> a man accused of pistol whipping a woman is still in the hospital. officers witnessed a man beating a woman behind a chevron gas station. two officers shot at the man, police say the suspect and victim knew each other. the woman was taken to the hospital and released. >>> you've heard about the fiscal cliff but what about the dairy cliff. how washington gridlock could drive up the price of milk. >> protecting you from drunk drivers. >> but we need to do more to save lives. >> the device >>> federal tax cuts aren't all that's expiring on january 1st
collapses on a city street while his dog refused to move from the owner's side. >> wh happens when the ambulance starts to tyake his master away. >>> thugs decide to rob a chicken joint. when the manager decided -- >> not on my watch. >> see who's chicken now, huh. >>> plus, where do christmas trees come from? >>> and what do you do if you're stuck in the atlanta airport? >> if you're one of justin bieber's back-up dancers -- you dance! >>> nothing quite like the feeling of flight. yes, two people here in a tandem ultralight flying slow and low over the gorgeous countryside, it looks like fall time, the colors on the ground are spectacular. don't you want to be up there? >> this gives me chills, this is southeast and this is how beautiful it is. >> chills, you say? >> yeah. >> how about now, when the engine sounds goes like this. >> the roar of the engine suddenly turns to more of a -- purr. the ultralight immediately starts to lose altitude. you see the pilot's helmet cam looking around. you see nothing but a sea of trees. luckily a rural road appears. >> a small ribbon of safety
the boston herald. this is high school basketball game between east boston and madison park. boston city rivals. wait until you see the finish on this. johnny bowden was shooting a three. that means three free throws. put madison park up 42-40. he misses the third free throw on the purpose to try to run out the clock. but watch this. boom, that is an 80-foot cannon of a shoot from pat santos. gets the rebound, launches this ball the length of the court. obviously a three-pointer, puts his team up 43-42, no time left. crowd rushes to the court. game over. >> should have ran out. one second. one second. >> madison park coach obviously not so happy with the finish but the hero for the day. >> please tell me that's the quarterback for the high school because he can really throw that ball. >> he's definitely got an arm. it's something you can't practice. that's just an athlete being an athlete. awesome finish to a game. >> this is ellie with 10 reasons why boobs are great. >> one, babies get free food from them. >> no. >> please. >> no. i'm not giving you milk from my nipples for your coffee.
is called city lift. it applies to nine east bay cities. >> we will provide $20,000 grands, 0% rate as long as they stay in the home 5 years, that $20,000 is forgiven. >> i couldn't afford that much so now i am excited. >> one of the restrictions, you must purchase within 60 days. it runs tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> bay area may have a secret weapon when it comes to employment. ktvu's matt keller tells us a report shows high tech workers have a ripple effect on the local economy. >> reporter: lunchtime in north san jose can sometimes look like a race to east with hungry workers bringing their www.s. >> weservethem--theirwallets. >> weservethem. givethemabig-- >> reporter: their wallets. >> we serve them. give them a big bag. >> anywhere you see concentration of high tech workers you will see various other services pop up, restaurants, coffee shops. and hair cutting salons and various other services that workers demand. >> reporter: services like dental care. perfect smile expanded into this office in north san jose and hired 10 new employees because of demand. >> we had new pa
are warning drivers not to use apple's maps app. they said people trying to get to the city of meldura have instead been directed to the middle of a huge park with scorching temperatures and no water supply. police have had to rescue distressed drivers. an apple spoke's person did not comment on this issue by says apple is working hard to fix the app. >>> and australian djs who pranked a nurse expressed their deep regret that their prank may have triggered a nurses suicide. >> reporter: a tearful tv appearance by two radio personalities talk about the pain they felt in the wake of a hoax gone wrong. last week the dj duo called the british hospital where a pregnant dutchess of cambridge was hospitalized. pretending to be the queen and prince charles. the woman who transferred that call was found dead. it's unknown how the mother of two also a nurse died. but many think she took her own life in the wake of the embarrassing ordeal. >> not a minute goes by of what the family must be going through and the thought that we may have had a part in it, gut wrenching. >> reporter: the bosses made the
% of average in most cities so when i come back i'm going to have the complete forecast with the latest computer model and get you through your day tomorrow. >>> those weekend rainstorms have left the ground saturated. problems per sisd twod some small mud slides and trees toppling from the soggy ground. in the oakland hills debris crumbled onto a roadway early this morning. you're looking at pine hurs road. the trees and mud cover and had blocked one lane of the road. crews in marin county rushed to turn off water lines after 13-inch lane burst this morning in mill valley. it happened on marin vav between bell lane and flamingo road. the road buckled and crews fear add sink hole might be created from the water washing underneath the pavement. crews say this break is likely due to old pipes. >>> and in fremont, car owners dealt with the damage caused by a large tree that fell during last night's rain. the tree fell around 7:00 at piralta boulevard. no one was injured but one of the cars is totalled and the other is seriously damaged. >>> emergency repairs are underway at a damaged levy
drive home to nevada city. >> might snow up there but it is not too bad and looks like it will be mild conditions. >> reporter: aaa predicts the highest number of travelers ever recorded. 11million californians to leave home, 10 million by car and 950,000 by plane. tonight rush hour packed with cars. >> somebody didn't notice it. >> reporter: traffic was halted in san jose because of this accident. the airport expect as 3% jump in travelers. it will be the first christmas for this baby who was sleeping when he arrived. >> it is stressful but worth it to get to spend time with family and friends. >> reporter: they had numerous flight delays and they are still experiencing delays between 15 minutes and 3 hours. maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the wet weather is causing up to 2 hour delays at san francisco international airport. officials say 2 million people are expected to pass through between now and january 6. long with the rain, clouds and winds are to blame for the delays. one family is taking the delays in stride as they waited for their son. >> this is his first christmas
will have problems to spend city money, change police tactics and fire chief howard jordan. >>> the strange saga of john mcafee has brought him to florida. the software company founder has been on the run from belize, where he is wanted for questioning in connection with the killing of his neighbor. mcafee is asking for privacy. he says he's staying in a hotel in the upscale south beach neighborhood, and doesn't have a phone or money. some people have responded with offers to help. >>> near portland, oregon, authorities identified the suspect in the deadly mall shooting. he was a 22-year-old man who investigators say took his own life after killing a man and a woman, and seriously wounding a 15-year-old girl. the two things that may have helped save many lives. >> cell phone video shows the panic, and chaos at a portland, oregon suburb. hands held high, to show police they were not a threat. >> my friend was already on the ground, crawling towards the doors. i heard two more shots. i jump on the ground, i'm crawling towards the floor. i hear this guy yell, get on the ground, get on the gro
training to support new moms and encourage breast feeding. the hospital is now in talks to help other city hospitals become more baby and mom friendly. >>> legal fall out for a prank of australian djs linked to the death of a nurse. found hanged and left notes behind. the nurse was dooped by the djs who were pretending to be the queen and prince charles. >>> the -- landed him on american soil. mc now in the us after being deported from guatemala. the anti-virus soft ware creator said he had nothing to do with that death and claims that authorities are trying to --. >> the reason they came on my property to begin with allegedly a meth lab. >> the 67-year-old restating he sate he thought his life was in danger and saying he's being targeted. >> people are shot -- the fact that he's my neighbor is why this is international. >> that so-called heart attack that he suffered was all a hoax. >> of course it was a ruse. get real. there was a 3 hour time limit before the judge ruled against us and he could file an appeal. i guess the pressure gave me a heart attack and so i had one. >> for now, he i
tourists the prettest pretty -- prettiest part of the city. >> i would rather be home, but that's okay. >> it's part of the job. >> reporter: and at starbucks it's a reinvolving door. the baristas are busy. >> somebody has to do it i again. i've worked on christmas and sometimes you get time and a half. >> reporter: if you own a business no holiday pay. but for max patel it's not so bad. >> it's not so bad. we'll close early and we'll be home for dinner. >> reporter: we met blue at the powell street turn around who works for his christmas dinner. the fmta says they're pretty slow throughout their system today except for their cable cars they're actually more popular on holidays so some of those operators are working until midnight tonight. lorraine blanco. >>> charles during has died. he won a tony award, and earned two oscar nominations as well as an actor's achievement award. >>> he is wanted for questioning in belice where john mcafee is >>> as the rain continues tonight, east palo alto residents are seeing a newly renovated levee -- >> reporter: despite the rain, san fransiscito r
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